Alicia Lascelles

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Making a Killing in Virtual Real Estate

Last month, Ryan Kunzmann went to a bar in New York to see his 58,000 square feet of property. No, it’s not the world’s biggest bar—his holdings are …

Are we in the beginning of a bear market?

The best financial advice is to buy low and sell high. The problem, of course, is that it’s impossible to identify highs and lows until after the fact.<p>Last year, I went to a party full of bankers, and every one I spoke to told me they had pulled out of the market. And they really meant it: their …

Stock Markets

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year

Blogs your checking account will approve of.<p>Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're …

Personal Finance

Most Americans can’t answer these 4 basic money questions

What you don’t know can hurt you — financially.<p>Americans lack of knowledge about their personal finances costs them an average of $1,171 per person, …

Retirement

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Sailing around the world: Meet the Gifford family

The Gifford family (minus Behan) aboard their boat, Totem, their home for nearly 10 years and counting.Gifford family/Facebook<p>In 2008, Jamie and Behan Gifford left their home in Washington and embarked on a boat trip around the world with their three children.<p>Nearly 10 years later, they still …

When is Chinese New Year 2018 and which animal is it this year?

<b>Chinese New Year 2018 is soon upon us and unlike the British New Year, the date differs annually.</b><p>The yearly Chinese holiday is celebrated globally …

Here's what people eat on Christmas in 21 countries around the globe

While the holiday can be celebrated in many different ways, perhaps no custom is more important than the time-honored Christmas Eve or Christmas Day meal.<p>Still, these meals vary greatly depending on where they're taking place.<p>Inspired by this BookTable post by Rob Rebelo, we took a look at some …

9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

United Kingdom

The 12 Most Impactful Books to Read in 2018

Growth is a result of combining your experience with what you learn. Reading these books will help you do it better and faster.<p>I read, some might say a little too much. I read 103 books last year. This year, I'm proud to say I only read 98. Quality over quantity.<p>Science says just being surrounded …

Books

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter With Your Money

These top financial podcasts will help you build wealth the right way.<p>Podcasts are great--they offer an entertaining and efficient way to soak up advice and commentary from top voices in any niche. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a middle manager, or someone focused on self-improvement, podcasts …

Self-improvement

The One Thing the Top 1 Percent of Income Earners Do Every Day

Successful people all over the world have embraced this daily habit as the quickest path to success and the easiest way to gain a competitive edge.<p>I have always believed that your output in this world is only as great as your input. You need to always be striving to learn more, and consuming as …

Self-improvement

The billionaire who refused to pay kidnappers to save his grandson’s life

The upcoming film “All the Money in the World” has been garnering lots of buzz for the scandal around it. A month ago, the filmmakers decided to to …

Warren Buffett's personal pilot reveals the incredible prioritization method the billionaire taught him

With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But this level of focus doesn't come naturally. For most of us, we fall into choice …

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea

Before you talk to potential investors, ask if your business has these three essential criteria.<p><i>Originally published by Ryan Holmes on LinkedIn: The 3 Word-Test to Tell if You've Got a Million-Dollar Business Idea</i><p>An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds …

Entrepreneurship

Scientists implant tiny human brains into rats, spark ethical debate

After several labs successfully implanted human brain organoids into rats, many scientists are questioning the ethical implications of the experiment, STAT News reports.<p>Nearly four years ago, scientists in Vienna discovered that they could create organoids – lentil-sized blobs of human brain tissue …

5 Financial Rules to Live By

More than 75% of all Americans are breaking one key rule.<p>Are you among the 65% of Americans being kept up at night by money worries? Managing your …

4 Ways I Fail Forward on a Daily Basis and Why You Should Do the Same

Failure isn't as scary if you consider it a necessary step toward eventual success.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m not one for buzzwords. Boil the ocean. Lean in on the issue. Unpack the meeting. Blah blah blah.<p>But I like the idea of failing forward. It …

Schadenfreude

Best and worst earnings surprises for the S&P 500 this quarter — newly updated

<i>(Updates story originally published Nov. 8 with earnings and sales results reported by companies through Nov. 10.)</i><p>It’s easy for me to complain each …

Investing

These 5 Pieces of Advice From Elon Musk, Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg to Young People Are Good for All of Us

Even advice-givers need advice once in a while.<p>Part of the unspoken role of a leader is to provide advice. Whether it's from within your organization or outside its walls, people want to know what you think. And occasionally, you might find that you yourself are in search of advice.<p>For those …

Tim Cook

Under Trump, stock market has best first year since FDR

Stocks have been on a tear ever since President Donald Trump surprised the political world with an election victory on Nov. 8, 2016. In fact, on the one-year anniversary of Trump’s win, the Dow has booked its best-ever first year under a new administration since 1945.<p>The Dow has soared 28.5% since …

How to make your kids smarter in 10 scientific steps

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But what makes …

These 34 Words and Phrases Will Give Your Resume an Immediate Edge

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, “I’m one hell of a …

Leadership

Science says children will grow up happier if you teach them a habit you probably do without realizing

Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "thank you", who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness—not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a key factor in reducing depression, not to mention increasing happiness and life</b> …

Buying stuff at Walmart and selling it on Amazon nets this guy millions of dollars

There may be untapped millions to be made in the clearance racks of your local Walmart.<p>That’s according to a 28-year-old former accountant who told …

10 major differences between successful and unsuccessful people

There are a lot of things that set successful people apart from their unsuccessful counterparts. A few of them were highlighted on a postcard Dave …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression

If you find it hard to make small talk with people you don't know, this is the perfect solution -- and best of all, you'll make someone else feel less insecure, too.<p>I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front …

Personality

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

How to Make $2 Million With Just a Laptop and Phone

Josh Harris uses a proven system to take complete novices from zero to six figures a year.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Plenty of gurus promise proven systems for raking in cash. The problem is that most gurus don’t actually produce real results.<p>In 2014, The …

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